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good morning. you'rwatchg toy in thbay. you'reaking up to a live look good morning. you're watching "today in the bay." waking up to a live look at the bay bridge. it may be dry now, but the rain is on the way. thanks for waking up with us, everyone. happy early halloween. >> happy early halloween, and for those who were out yesterday, that was the best day to go out. >> there is some rain on the way. will it last and when is it to come is the question? >> right now it's nice and calm, but we have that cold front that is sitting offshore coming in from the pacific northwest. now, we are expecting those clouds to start dominating in the forecast. san jose right now at 61 degrees. san francisco also at about 61 degrees. and it looks like today's temperatures are going to be a lot cooler, but today's main focus and biggest concern is, of
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course, going to be that rainfall as we begin to head into the early afternoon. we could start seeing some of those showers make their way into the region, and they are going to be focused more along the north bay. so north bay, san francisco area is going to start seeing the rain as early as maybe 9:00 depending on how quickly we begin to see the system. it looks like it will also reach the south bay. in terms of how much rainfall, well, expect breezy conditions. i'll have more details on that and your halloween forecast in a week. >> really within the next two hours. >> definitely. you're going to want to bring an umbrella, maybe leave a little early. >> she will continue to track the weather for us. we appreciate that. you can also stay connected with our free nbc bay area app. you can follow the interactive radar and set weather alerts right on your phone for your neighborhood. it is halloween weekend so that means plenty of costumes and parties. and while the castro may not be home to that massive street party like years past, crowds of people still came out to
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celebrate. the clubs and bars were pretty crowded. halloween on the castro used to attract tens of thousands of people. you might remember back in 2006 several people were injured in a shooting, and the big celebration eventually came to an end in 2009. revelers recall how different the party used to be compared to this weekend. >> it was intense. the streets were crowded. the sidewalks were crowded. you could hardly walk, and people were in outrageous outfits. >> it's perfect now. now it's a neighborhood event. it's a family event. doesn't every family celebrate halloween this way? >> well, police fortunately have not reported any major incidents at this year's celebration. new developments now in the east bay police sex scandal. as the fallout continues. nbc bay area has confirmed that the richmond city manager plans to fire four police officers there. they're accused of exploiting the teen who was underage when some of the officers allegedly had sex with her. dozens of officers from other east bay agencies have also been
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linked to the scandal. berkeley police have called off the search for a man who hit an officer during a traffic stop. it happened late last night at dover and 61st in oakland. right next to the border between the two cities. as the officer talked to the driver, the driver then took off clipping the officer. the chase on highway 580 followed, but police ultimately lost track of the driver around mcarthur and 7th avenue. the police officer was not injured. we are just nine days away from the election. the race for the white house is becoming even more tumultuous. donald trump is demanding hillary clinton answer for this latest october surprise regarding her e-mails while clinton is lashing out at the head of the fbi for the timing of the news. "today in the bay's" marianne favro has a look at the day's developments. >> reporter: as early voters made their decision in san jose, some are waiting to see what happens next in a quickly changing campaign. despite warnings from justice
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department leaders that he may be violating department policy, fbi director james comey announced his agency found more e-mails which might be relevant to the investigation into hillary clinton's private e-mail server. in the key swing state of florida, clinton demanded the fbi director clarify exactly what he found. >> we've called on director comey to explain everything right away, put it all out on the table. >> reporter: she thought the e-mail investigation was mind her. now there's a cloud of uncertainty. >> it's pretty strange to put something like that out with such little information right before an election. in fact, it's not just strange, it's unprecedented, and it is deeply troubling. >> reporter: in colorado donald trump was re-energized. >> we're going to beat crooked hillary big. >> reporter: and seized the opportunity to strike. >> this is the biggest political scandal since watergate, and
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it's everybody's deepest hope that justice at last can be properly delivered. >> reporter: the fbi bombshell is breathing new life into the trump campaign, as he fights polls that showed him trailing in nearly every battleground state. the question now is with millions of ballots already cast in early voting, will it make a difference? this bay area voter says no. >> i don't think that very many people care a lot about the e-mail situation unless they're already very anti that candidate. >> nbc bay area news. trump supporters made themselves heard and seen in danville yesterday. they held a rally on the sick ka mother valley overpass above 680. they brought signs and flags. some commuters even gave them a quick honk. if you want to study up on the issue and the candidates, check out our nonpartisan voters
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edge guide. logon to nbcbayarea.com, put in your zip code, and you can learn more about the races in your city and county. a man is fighting for his life after a shooting at an industrial complex in the south bay. police are investigating whether it happened at an underground nightclub. the shooting happened around 4:00 on saturday morning in san jose at a complex of cold circle near highway 101 and 880. nearby business owner said he wasn't there the morning of the shooting, but he recently visited his office on a weekend and said he saw lots of people partying in the parking lot. >> when i came here, there was tons of cars, like 25, 30 cars and a lot of young girls and guys, but most of the girls are between 18 to 21 years old, and i was so surprised. i said what's going on here at midnight. they were drinking. they were just hanging out here. >> no suspects have been arrested in the shooting. and we want to show you this video now captured by a neighbor of a large house fire in san
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jose. all right. there's the video there. it all happened on mount diablo drive before 9:00 last night. one person was trapped in the home, but firefighters were able to get the victim out alive. >> we did find one unresponsive adult male fire victim who we extricated, rescued, and then resuscitated and transported to a local facility, so it's a true rescue, life-saving moment here. >> and the condition of the person trapped in the home has not yet been released. and new this morning, a powerful earthquake has rocked that same area of central and southern italy that was hit by a quake back in august. you might remember a pair of powerful aftershocks also hit the region last week. the 6.6 magnitude quake crumbled buildings that were already damaged by last week's tremors. thousands have been left homeless, but so far there have been no reports of injuries or deaths. residents rushed outside after being scared out of bed by the quake just after 7:30 a.m. local
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time. the earthquake was felt almost throughout the entire stretch of the italian coast. again, the quake comes just two months after another powerful earthquake demolished villages and killed nearly 300 people in central italy. and still ahead on "today in the bay," the met opera in new york evacuated and performances canceled because of a suspicious substance. wait until you hear what the powder really was. plus, a bay area astronaut now back on earth. we'll show you the landing. my mom marnie and then she died life. of lung cancer. so i have a personal interest in helping prevent smoking. i'm tom steyer, the co-chair of the yes on 56 campaign. every year, nearly 17,000 california kids start smoking. a third of them will die from their addiction. tobacco taxes reduce youth smoking. please. vote yes on prop 56. if we can save even a few lives, it's worth it.
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welcome back, everyone. you're taking a live look at the bay bridge from treasure island. it's dry now, but rain is on the way. well, they flew halfway across the country to fight a controversial oil pipeline project. police clashing with demonstrators in north dakota, and a group of local students were there to offer their support. native american youth group from
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berkeley flew to north dakota earlier this month to join demonstrators at the local sioux tribe. they're trying to stop the construction of the north dakota access pipeline because it will destroy sacred land. the youth group flew back home before the tense clashes with police on thursday, but they say they're more motivated now than ever. >> it just clarified what i'm supposed to do because the power is in the people. if one of us does something, it will maybe inspire somebody else to do something. >> the group plans to rejoin the month-long protest in december. now we want to tell you about a performance not many were expecting. an entire audience evacuated last night during a performance at new york's metropolitan opera house because of a suspicious powder. it turns out it was most likely someone spreading their friend's ashes on the orchestra pitt. police evacuated but later
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confirmed the powder was not harmful. audience members were not pleased. >> the audience was very unhappy. they yelled and they whistled and they were very unhappy. but they didn't change their decision. there was no fourth act. >> the man who had the ashes has not been found, but police say they do have him on surveillance. and much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up, something you've never seen inside the airport. walking and talking robots. we'll show you how they're now helping travelers at sjc. >> get ready for a rainy day ahead. we're tracking storms along with breezy to windy conditions. how much rainfall can we expect? plus a look at your hour-by-hour forecast and sierra snow coming up after the break. treasure island (lib)
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already rolling in over san
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francisco, you're taking a live look at the city from treasure island. welcome back. want to tell you now about a bay area astronaut who is back on earth after a trip to the international space station. this was the nasa live stream of the space capsule that brought kate reuben back to earth yesterday afternoon. a napa native, she touched down with astronauts from russia and japan. she's happy to return home to the states just in time to vote. and a touch of silicon valley now at the san jose international airport. a fleet of new robots, yes, robots, rolled out over the last week. scott budman shows us what they can do. >> reporter: they're already popular with tourists and families. robots at san jose international airport. >> what they will do is both engage, entertain, as well as assist travelers. >> reporter: they come with
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32-inch touch skcreens, they speak six languages, and they're hanging out in the center of silicon valley. >> silicon valley's airport is host to tech savvy travelers, and it's important for us to be iconic and share services here at our airport that our tech savvy travelers are used to. >> reporter: the software comes from the bay area. the company that builds them says there's more to come. >> instead of just a static kiosk or a screen, now we have eye contact. this is just the beginning. in the future we'll be adding artificial intelligence. >> reporter: of course, this being the modern era in silicon valley, the robot will take a selfie of you and then send it to your smartphone. a souvenir of sorts from the latest wave of robots made to serve you. scott budman, nbc bay area news. all right. with more rain in store across the bay area this weekend, some neighborhoods might become flooded. so some are actually taking
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matters into their own hands in san francisco to prevent that flooding. in fact, they're adopting a drain. several people turned out for the annual event at the waste water treatment plant off third street near cesar chavez. volunteers sign up to keep an eye on a specific drain making sure it's clutter-free so water can flow smoothly. >> these people are really helping us out. they're doing a service to the city and the neighborhoods. they're excited about it. they feel like it's a simple thing to do. >> there are more than 2500 drains within san francisco, so there are still plenty of drains that need someone to adopt them. hopefully a lot more people sign up with that. i know we get some rain really within less than two hours. >> i know. we've been lucky in terms of rain in california, but if you have halloween plans this weekend, i don't know if people are too happy with the rain. but rain is always good and cooler temperatures too. we are expecting that for today. taking a look outside.
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scattered clouds across the bay area as that cold front begins to approach from the pacific  northwest. now, we are expected to maintain these temperatures. it's going to remain for the most part lower 60s, upper 60s as well, but clouds are really going to start darkening up and we'll start seeing scattered showers with the possibility of a few isolated thunderstorms. high for today, fremont, 65. los gatos, 66. san jose, 68. san francisco and half moon bay, you will be slightly cooler. yesterday san francisco hit a nice 70. today it's a whole different picture. this is a live look at satellite radar. it's sill sitting off the coast but it's expected to make its arrival over the next couple hours. san francisco could be seeing rain as early as 9:00. let's take a look right now at our hour-by-hour forecast. if you have any plans early in the morning or late afternoon, you're going to want to pay attention to this because we are
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expecting a few changes. by about 7:30, 7:00 a.m., that's still going to stay more along the north bay sitting off the coast. fast forward to about 10:00 a.m., that's when we'll really start seeing a few pop-up isolated heavy rainfall moments, especially out near napa. san francisco, out near oakland as well, you will see periods of heavy rainfall, also the possibility of some southerly winds kicking up anywhere between 15 to 30-mile-per-hour costs. it will be one of those days where you're going to want to have that umbrella ready. fast forward to sunday at 11:00 a.m. and the majority of the bay area is really going to start seeing some of that rainfall, including the south bay out near the san jose area along with those breezy to windy conditions, but we are expecting to clear out just in time for halloween. it looks like we will have a moment, a break in that rainfall anywhere between 10:00 and 11:00. if you had late night dinner
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plans, that will be your best bet but the clouds will stick around. by about 11:00, we'll see the arrival of a second cell and what that's going to do is kick up the possibility of some rain. by 3:00 in the afternoon, we are expecting san francisco, point reyes, and santa rosa to start seeing some more rainfall and those late showers fast forwarding to about 5:00, they'll be widespread. if you had plans to go out trick-or-treating at around 4:00 or 5:00, bring the kiddos, bring the rain gear, bring on the light sweater. you don't want to get caught in the rain, especially not out trick-or-treating. it's going to be a wet one out there. by about 10:00, that rain stays in the forecast. could be seeing some early morning rainfall, but now want to go ahead and focus on the wind speeds. the southerly winds right now not too bad, about 14 miles per hour. as that cold front continues to push through by around 9:30 a.m., san francisco, napa should start seeing some rain. at about 9:45, look at those winds. 22 miles per hour. san jose at about 16 by about
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10:30. those gusty conditions remain and 12:30, that's when we're expecting the strongest of those gusts. san francisco, 32 miles per hour. out here in napa in the 30s and even redwood city and san jose, we're talking 29-plus miles per hour. it's going to get windy and gusty. i want to remind folks if you had a weekend plan in tahoe, the national weather service has issued a winter storm warning for anything between 8:00 and 11:00 above 6,500 feet. and your halloween forecast is definitely going to be a soggy one, so please don't be caught off-guard. please remember to bring that umbrella in hand. over the next seven days we're expecting the rainfall to stick around in the forecast through monday and tuesday. not just for san francisco, but also inland. so we should be having some moments of clarity into the mid of next week. it will be a rainy day. we'll have all the latest updates coming up for you. >> thanks so much.
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still ahead on "today in the bay" -- >> you know, whether we make not a penny on this, we still -- i feel like we've made it. we've succeeded. >> i want to tell you about a thrilling production. in today's "bay area proud" we'll meet a south bay father and son who have one goal this halloween, to make you scream. want a great way to help our children thrive? then be sure to vote yes on proposition 55. prop 55 doesn't raise taxes on anyone. instead, it simply maintains the current tax rate on the wealthiest californians to prevent education cuts that would hurt our kids. no wonder prop 55 is endorsed by the california pta, teachers and educators. because all of us want to help our children thrive.
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it's time to vote yes on proposition 55.
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it's time to vote yes about sports, righ when you hear about someone going pro, you usually think it's about sports, right? but not this time. a south bay father and son have gone pro with their passion in hopes of sharing it with thousands of others. find out what we mean, let's go to "today in the bay's" garvin thomas with this morning's spooky edition of "bay area proud." >> the first time he decorated for halloween was when his son mike was just 3. it was something small. they lived in a town home. as mike has grown, so have the
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displayed into full-grown haunted houses that attracted thousands of visitors. this year though, they're even taking that to another level. >> this is last year, yeah. >> reporter: of all the ways that fathers and sons can bond -- >> i didn't know that was going to work. >> reporter: abe and mike's favorite is their unusual fondness for making other adults cry. >> great. >> it's fantastic. >> reporter: if that's your thing, halloween is your christmas. >> yeah. and we do it every night. >> reporter: for the past 20 years abe and mike have been creating elaborate halloween displays in their yard. they'd spend $10,000 to build it and not ask a single penny to visit. >> so it didn't matter if you had a family of 12, you come here. it didn't matter if you didn't have a job. you can come here and experience this. >> reporter: the two loved spending time on it and time with each other so much that this year they decided to turn
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professional. the bernal scream is making its debut under a tent in the parking lot of san jose's oak ridge mall. >> would it matter if we changed the pressure here? >> you can. yeah, change it. >> reporter: this time it's $100,000 they have sunk in and who knows how many man hours. it's a financial risk, but a father/son slam dunk. >> you know, whether we make not a penny on this, we still -- i feel like we've made it. we've succeeded. it's all about the bonding time. >> reporter: on a typical night this october, mike mans the front door while abe has the chain saw in back. in between plenty of things straight from abe and mike's imagination to make even the bravest of adults let out at least a little scream or as this te team would call it, music to their ears. >> there's something special that lies within magic if you're willing to believe. >> reporter: they knew getting
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their bernal scream was going to be a big task. we heard from mike that wednesday night somebody broke into their tent and stole $25,000 worth of their equipment. they are, however, keeping the show on through halloween. garvin thomas, nbc bay area. >> and much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up, why the san francisco bay looked more like a hollywood movie set this weekend. plus, furniture that's peeling off in bits and pieces. it might be in your home right now. consumers are demanding an explanation. nbc bay area responds to a national problem next. take a live look tside....
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fr treasu island (adb) good morning. you're watching "today in the bay." thanks for waking up with us. the sun is trying to peek through, but the clouds are rolling in over san francisco, and the rain is on the way. welcome back, everyone. we are going to get a check of our microclimate forecast.
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happy early halloween. >> happy early halloween. i'm going to say sunday, today is going to be a good day to stay indoors and watch football day unless you want to brave the wind and the rain because that cold front will be pushing through the area. we're expecting that rainfall to hit as early as about 9:45 for the north bay and san francisco area. right now you're already starting to see that cloud cover. temperatures remain in the 60s, and we're not going to warm up by much. san jose should be topping out at 68. san francisco will stay in the lower 60s and here is a live look at our satellite radar. now, as that system begins to track on through, it will hit part of the napa area and san francisco, like i said, as early as 9:45. the south bay could be seeing showers as early as 10:00. i'll get more into details on how much rainfall we're expecting and, of course, sierra snow. >> in the meantime, you want to add an umbrella and rain boots to your costume. >> don't leave the house without them. >> thanks. we're going to continue to track
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the rain but you can also stay connected with our free nbc bay area app. you can follow the interactive radar and set weather alerts right on your phone for your neighborhood. as we mentioned, it is halloween weekend. that means plenty of costumes and parties, and while the castro may nots home to that massive street party like we've seen in years past, crowds of people still cage out to celebrate. the clubs and bars were packed last night. halloween on the castro used to attract though tens of thousands of people. you might remember in 2006, sadly, several people were injured in a shooting so the big celebration eventually came to an end in 2009. revelers recall how different the party used to be compared to this weekend. >> it was intense. the streets were crowded. the sidewalks were crowded. you could hardly walk, and people were in outrageous outfits. >> it's perfect now. now it's a neighborhood event. it's a family event. doesn't every family celebrate halloween this way?
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>> police have not reported any major incidents at this year's celebration. new development in the east bay police sex scandal as the fallout continues. nbc bay area has confirmed the richmond city manager plans to fire four police officers there. they're accused of exploiting a teen who was underage when some of the officers allegedly had sex with her. dozens of officers from other east bay agencies have also been linked to the scandal. and berkeley police have called off the search for a man who hit an officer during a traffic stop. it happened last night at dover and 61st in oakland right next to the border between the two cities. as the officer talked to the driver, the driver sped off slipping tsli clipping the officer. a chase followed but police lost track of the driver around mcarthur and 7th avenue. the police officer was not injured. and we're just nine days away from the election, and this weekend all the focus is on a new twist on the race for the
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white house. donald trump continues to hammer hillary clinton over a bombshell from the fbi. the agency announced yesterday it found more e-mails that may be relevant to that investigation into hillary clinton's private e-mail server. trump is calling it the biggest political scandal, quote, since watergate. meanwhile, hillary clinton is on the defensive. >> we've called on director comey to explain everything right away, put it all out on the table. >> hillary set up an illegal server for the obvious purpose of shielding her criminal conduct. >> we're also learning that the justice department strongly discouraged comey from sending this letter to congress announcing new evidence had been discovered. the department told comey it would break with long-standing policies related to criminal investigations and election tampering. early voting has begun in many states including right here in california. here is a look at the line in
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san jose. people casting ballots in an election full of october surprises. supporters of both candidates in the bay area are also working hard this weekend trying to get out the vote. "today in the bay's" rick boone has that story. >> reporter: congressman mike honda, one of few in congress who was given an alert from the fbi about the newly discovered hillary clinton e-mails. >> just some clarification that they make not so much her as much as other people. >> reporter: it comes as trump supporters making their message loud and clear in the blue state. >> it's amazing. a lot of trump spoupporters. >> reporter: several lined up making a pitch to voters. >> they have trump signs on the back of the truck. >> reporter: bay area clinton supporters say their efforts haven't changed. they're on the phone trying to get people to vote in multiple
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battleground states. they say the latest clinton e-mail controversy doesn't seem to be slowing their momentum among the undecided. >> i don't think very many people care a lot about the e-mail situation unless they're already very anti that candidate. >> reporter: rick boone, nbc bay area news. >> you can log on to nbcbayarea.com, put in your zip code, and you can learn more about the issues and the candidates in your city and county. nbc bay area responds. many people have reached out to us claiming their leather furniture is peeling and cracking. consumer investigative reporter has some advice before you go furniture shopping. >> reporter: this man covers up his sofa and love seat with quilts. he says he can no longer look at what lies beneath. >> it's an eyesore now. >> reporter: the material is peeling off. it started with little patches but then it spread. >> well, obviously a little bit
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disappointed. >> reporter: he paid $800 for the furniture three years ago at united furniture club in santa clara. it's made with bonded leather. he says he didn't know what that meant but says the salesperson told him the material was durable and would last at least five years. but he says the peeling started after just two years. >> if i had known that they would self-destruct within two years of purchase, obviously i wouldn't have purchased them. >> reporter: when murali complained to united furniture club, the retailer told him the furniture had a one-year warranty so he was out of work. >> but we expect $800 to last us more than two years. >> reporter: mercedes and cliff to be harrison paid $1,300 for a furniture set from jennifer convertibles three years ago. they said they were led to believe they were buying genuine leather. >> if felt and smelled like leather, so we assumed it was leather. >> reporter: but their sales
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receipt says bonded leather, and they say within two years the furniture started to crack. >> if we wanted raggedy furniture, we would have -- wouldn't have paid that kind of money. >> reporter: the harrisons felt some relief. they purchased a furniture protection plan but their claim was denied because cracking and peeling aren't covered. consumers across the country are having the same problem with bonded leather furniture. >> it comes off in sheets. >> reporter: our sister station in chicago has received more than 700 complaints. the leather industries of america is a trade group for suppliers. it didn't want to talk on camera but said marketers of bonded leather shall, quote, trying to fool consumers into thinking they're buying real leather. what is bonded leather anyway? not totally leather. it consists of ground up leather fibers glued to a piece of fabric, then the top layer is embossed to look like leather.
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so on a puce piece of furniture there is no leather on the surface. >> no consumer should be bamboozled like this. it's not good business. >> reporter: the federal government has guidelines for bonded leather when it comes to accessories like handbags, shoes, and belts. on those products the percentage of leather must be disclosed on the label. but when it comes to furniture, there are no guidelines. and according to the leather industries of america, bonded leather used in furniture often consists of just 15% to 20% leather, sometimes even less. these consumers are frustrated they had to learn a costly lesson, but they hope they can help others. >> and i'm glad that we're making this -- making everyone aware of it. >> jennifer convertibles reiterated the fact that the harrison's receipt reads bonded leather but also said they shouldn't be having quality issues after just two years. it offered the harrison's $1,000 and united furniture refunded
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murali $400. look for tags that read full grain leather or top grain leather. even genuine leather. second, ask questions about what it's made of and make sure you're getting what you pay for. if you have a tip for chris to investigate, let us know. you can call 1-888-996-tips or visit nbcbayarea.com/responds. well, the middle of the bay looked like the set of a blockbuster movie this weekend except this explosion was real. you're looking at the foundation of the old eastern span of the bay bridge that no longer exists. that's because crews imploded it around 11:30 yesterday morning using a whopping 12,000 pounds of explosives. the chp made sure no one was close to the blasting site. traffic on the bridge was slowed and the new bay bridge bike path was closed for the day. more than a dozen foundations are set for similar demolition
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in the coming years. coming up, a world series drought is nearly over, and the sharks look to stay unbeaten at home. sports is next. traffic on the bridge was slowed the sharks at the tk -- wrappind
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ainst nasille. the predators werlooki for some payback- -- a three-game home stand against nashville. the predators were looking for some payback after being knocked out of the playoffs by teen teal last season. many fans showing their halloween spirit at the s.a.p. center. they would leave in a good mood as well because this one was all san jose. the sharks jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the second period and never looked back. san jose went on to win its third straight game and remain unbeaten at home. it beat the predators 4-1. and the city of cleveland is on the verge of its second championship this year. the indians defeated the cubs
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7-2 in game four of the world series, taking a commanding 3-1 series lead. tonight the indians can wrap it all up, their first world series title since 1948. as we all know here in the bay area, not to rub it in, the cleveland cavaliers beat the warriors to win the nba title back in june. and zstill' head on "today n the bay," coming up, just when it looked like the presidential race was taking its final shape, another october surprise is shaking things up just days before the election. political analyst larry gerston yo joins us next. because she doesn't know that it kills 40,000 californians...
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every year. because she doesn't understand what cancer is. because she can't spell emphysema. because she is a butterfly, who fights fires. because she is my daughter, and the surgeon general says that raising tobacco taxes... is a proven way to make sure she never smokes. that's why i'm voting yes on 56. has now hit twice.fit, donald t unwanted sexual adnces by h. d -- by a dozen women claiming unwanted sexual advances by him, and now new e-mail issues for hillary clinton who seemed on the inadvertently of a victory in the presidential election just days from now. nbc bay area's political analyst larry gerston is here. larry, what do we make of all this? >> well, we don't know.
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we just don't know, at least for now. now, here is what we do know. while investigating potentially illicit messages from former congressman anthony weiner to an underage girl, the fbi found e-mails from his estranged wife and clinton top aide huma abedin. so after spending months of sorting out and not finding possible legal violations by hillary clinton from her private server, investigators are checking into abedin's e-mails. so this new e-mail match, it really put fbi director james comey in such a bind. you know, either he announces an investigation just days before the election and risks accusations of upending the clinton campaign, or he waits. he waits until after the election and risks accusations of withholding potentially valuable information. he chose the former, but it was a real catch-22. >> if this latest revelation about the investigation has to do with clinton's aide and not
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her behavior specifically, what's all the fuss about? >> maybe the best way to describe it is to say guilt by association. you know that term, so do i. hillary clinton's e-mail issues dragged on for months with legitimate criticism that her private e-mail server could have jeopardized american foreign policy. now, after months, after months of ignoring public concerns, clinton finally apologized leading many to question her honesty and integrity. since then clinton has spent much of her campaign attempting to restore that trust and, you know what? with some success according to many polls. but the abedin e-mails, we open that issue just as voters are going to the polls. so the appearance of impropriety couldn't be worse, although we have no evidence. repeat, no evidence there's been any imprompropriety. >> but it's still taking a lot of headlines. is this changing the direction of the presidential race. >> again, with he don't know. there's so much we don't know
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just nine days before the election. and we won't know. we won't know for several months in all likelihood. meanwhile, voters will weigh in on public opinion polls. that we'll snow know in the nex or three days. for many voters maybe the e-mail issue baked in. trump supporters likely to be angrier than ever, we expect that. but the biggest uncertainty lies with the sentiments of a few million americans who have not yet made up their minds. will this be a tipping point for them or more noise in an already clamorous campaign season? that's the big question. in battleground states like ohio and florida, nail-biters to begin with, where the race has been so tight, this development could be enough to move the needle. again, we have to wait and see. >> and i know, larry, we've seen a number of surprises both on the clinton side as well as the trump side. do we know what we can expect between now and november 8th? >> let's start with the negative. one thing we won't see is
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further information from the fbi director comey. no, he's made it clear. he's made it clear that going through abedin's e-mails will take weeks, if not months. we will see donald trump pouncing on clinton for unethical behavior to chants of lock her up. that will be refreshing for a campaign that has been on the defensive really on life support for the last month. we can also expect the clinton campaign to go into a reset mode. they'll attempt to describe the v investigation as an unrelated issu issue. whether that works remains to be seen. for clinton, the question is whether the campaign will regain their footing with little more than a week to go. what fact is clear, republicans in congress, they're breathing a lot easier today about the re-election chances, and you can bet there will be new hearings with that republican majority in january, and that's the last thing, the very last thing, that a new administration would need should clinton win. >> political analyst larry
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gerston. our guy in the know. larry, thanks so much. we appreciate it. and we'll be right back.
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good morning, bay area. as you're waking up on this sunday, whether it's to pour yourself a cup of coffee or maybe just lying in bed to drink some tea, get ready for the rain because we're tracking a cold front. right now temperatures are in the 60s. peninsula, 61. already starting to see those gray clouds, that gray sky.
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that should be sticking around formainder of your day. san francisco, 63. and down near the south bay at 60 degrees. yesterday we did top out at 70 in san francisco. i actually got a chance to check it out yesterday and thank goodness i did because today is going to be a whole different picture. we're expecting lots of rainfall. now, this is a live look right now at our radar, and it's still sitting off the coast but over the next couple hours really it's going to start approaching, hitting the north bay first. san francisco could be seeing some rain early on and here is a look at your hour-by-hour forecast. right now the majority of the bay area is seeing a little bit of cloud cover, getting mostly cloudy. but as we fast forward to about 10:30 a.m., widespread showers, and where you see that orange and the red, that's where heavy downpours could be causing an issue along with southerly winds anywhere between 50 to 30-plus-mile-per-hour gusts. fast forwarding through the day, if you had plans at about noon,
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maybe a nice lunch outdoors, bring it indoors. this widespread rain should carry on over into your early afternoon, into your evening. by about 11:30 p.m. we are expected to get a break from that rain, but that cloud cover will stick around not just for the north bay but really all along the entire bay area, which means what about your halloween? well, a second round of storms will be making its way in as early as monday morning. the north bay could be seeing some early morning showers. maybe those commuters out there might want to take a little bit of extra time, but if you have trick-or-treaters and you're thinking about heading outside to trick-or-treat around 3:00 or 4:00, by 5:00 you're already going to start seeing some rainfall. want to add a rain coat, an um br l umbrella. the late showers should carry over for the majority of the light. if you have a late party on monday, please be extra careful
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out on the roads. they could be seeing some soggy, soggy areas which means if you're going to be out all night, please be extra careful. take an uber. by sunday at about 10:00 a.m., these winds, will, look at that, already kicking up, san francisco, 22. half moon bay at 16. redwood city at 16. but the strongest of the winds will probably come around 11:00 a.m. right now the radars are showing the gusts could be kicking up to 32 miles an hour. san jose expecting up to 20-plus miles an hour. the national weather service has issued a winter storm warning for the sierra mountains. anything above 6,500 feet could be seeing 6 to 12 inches of snow. almost a foot to two feet above 7,500 feet. so if you had a tahoe trip planned, you may be spending it indoors, maybe a nice fireplace with your halloween costume. a quick look at the halloween forecast yet again. scattered showers, mainly in the
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60s. a light sweater paired with that rain coat, you should be just fine. now, over the next seven days we'll see that train of rain really taking control of your sunday forecast, but also carrying over into your monday. early tuesday morning we could be seeing those showers and, of course, those 60s will be sticking around not just for san francisco but also inland. we should be catching a break in that rain finally by the midweek next week ahead. we're expecting partly cloudy skies but overall i'm actually enjoying this rain. i don't know. i think it would be better though if it didn't, you know, create any issues for the trick-or-treaters, but it's better to be safe. >> we're getting that sunshine back later in the week. >> exactly. musical legends are constantly coming to the bay area. you have probably seen many of them in concert and some even call the bay home. carlos santana grew up playing in san francisco. >> i barely went to high school. my alma mater was the streets and the fillmore, and i say it
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with a badge of honor. >> santana shares his secret to getting an audience going during a concert on bay area rev lay g revelations. you'll also hear stories from huey lewis and others. bay area revelations airs tonight after sunday night football. really interesting to know everyone who has been a part of the bay area. >> it's nice hearing the history. >> and at music, too. thank you for joining us. for allowing us to be part of your morning. the 5:00 tune in for sunday night football followed by a special edition of nbc bay area news. a new edition of "bay area revelations" follow that is and we'll be back with you at 11:00. until then stay updated at nbcbayarea.com. have a great morning.
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this sunday, october surprise. fbi director james comey's announcement of newly discovered e-mails jolts the race. >> the fbi would never have reopened this case at this time unless it were a most egregious criminal offense. >> can donald trump use this latest revelation to reinvigorate his campaign? i will talk to donald trump's running mate, governor mike pence live. plus, hillary clinton fights back. >> and so we have called on director comey to explain everything right away, put it all out on the table. >> clinton campaign manager robby mook joins me this morning. also, why now? comey under fierce assaultfr
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